Tag Archives: Good advice

Jason Roberts: "Old-Fashioned Values Are Key"

For folks just heading out into the workforce, there’s no shortage of advice – Blog! Tweet! Network! – and all of it makes sense. But Jason Roberts, professor of History/Government at Quincy College, thinks the old-fashioned values, like showing up on time and working hard, still count for a lot, too.

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Blocking Out Distractions

Superman has his Fortress of Solitude and Agent Maxwell Smart had his Cone of Silence, but what can the rest of us do when it comes to tuning out workplace distractions and focusing on the job at hand? Successful professionals offer their advice.

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Tips for Holding Effective Meetings

Few things are worse than a business meeting that drones on and on, with no hope of a successful conclusion in sight. These professionals offer advice on how to avoid the droning, and actually get to Yes.

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How Do You Manage Your Time?

It’s natural to feel swamped if you don’t know how to manage your time. Successful professionals offer plenty of ideas about how you can win the battle against the clock. Spoiler alert: most of those ideas involve list-making.

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Jason Roberts: When It Comes to Networking, "You Can’t Do Enough"

For young people starting out in the job market, networking is essential, says Jason Roberts, professor of History/Government at Quincy College. And not just on social media – you’ve got to get out and show your face at conferences and meetings, too, because there’s no substitute for the human element.

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Working With Remote Teams

Remote teams can be highly cost-effective, but they present their own array of logistical issues. Successful professionals offer ideas about how to work successfully with remote teams, and their advice essentially boils down to two words: constant communication.

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Avoiding Procrastination

"Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today," advised Benjamin Franklin, but old Ben’s words aren’t always easy to live by. Successful professionals offer tips on how to avoid the quicksand of one-the-job procrastination.

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